Board of Directors

Board Of Directors

Chairman: Khairul Alam Choudhury
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Khairul Alam Choudhury

Chairman

Mr. Khairul Alam Choudhury, Barrister-at-Law is the Chairman of AB Bank Limited. He graduated from University of Wolver Hampton, UK in 2001. Thereafter, Mr. Choudhury obtained his post-graduation from the City University, UK in 2002 and was also called to the Bar from Lincoln’s Inn, London in 2002. Mr. Choudhury is a practicing lawyer of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh.

Director: Feroz Ahmed
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Feroz Ahmed

Director

Mr. Ahmed is also the Chairman of Elite Paint Group and the Managing Director of Elite International Ltd., Hexagon Chemical Complex Ltd. and Ahmed Securities Services Ltd. among others. Apart from business activities, Mr. Feroz is also involved with various Socio-Cultural, Philanthropic and Sports organizations. He was associated with the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) as its AD-HOC Executive Committee Member. He is also a Member, Board of Trustees, Chittagong Independent University, life member of Chittagong Zila Krira Sangstha and member of Chattagram Mohanagari Krira Sangstha. He also a life member of Red Crescent Society, Chittagong, Maa O Shishu Haspatal, Chittagong.

Director: Shajir Ahmed

Shajir Ahmed
Shajir Ahmed

Director

Mr. Shajir Ahmed completed his Bilingual Diploma degree on International Baccalaureate (IB) from United World College of South East Asia, Singapore. Following which, he graduated in Business Management from Kings College London under University of London in 2008. In 2009, he started his first job as a Central Accounts Officer in Habib Bank AG Zurich, Dubai.

Upon Mr. Ahmed’s return to Bangladesh in 2010, he joined his family business as the Director of Elite Paint & Chemical Industries Limited, a pioneer manufacturer of different graded paints in Bangladesh. At present, Mr. Ahmed is the Managing Director of Super Silica Bangladesh Limited and the Director of Super Tel Limited, Super Sea Fish (Pvt.) Limited, Elite Super Plastic Ind. (Pvt.) Limited, Super Shares & Securities Limited., Elite Food Industries Limited, Broast Foods Ind. (Pvt.) Limited and Aurora Decor Limited. Mr. Ahmed also holds the position of Deputy Managing Director of Super Refinery (Pvt.) Limited, the first Natural Gas Condensate Refinery in the private sector since June 01, 2006 till date.

Independent Director: Shafiqul Alam
Shafiqul Alam

Shafiqul Alam

Independent Director

Mr. Shafiqul Alam joined AB Bank as Independent Director with effect from September 7, 2020. Mr. Alam, a seasoned banker having 40 years of banking experience served in different Senior Management Positions in local and multinational banks. He obtained his M.Sc degree from the University of Dhaka.

Mr. Alam started his career with ANZ Grindlays Bank (Bangladesh) in 1980, and served Prime Bank, First Security Islami Bank, United Commercial Bank and during 2013-2019 he was Managing Director & CEO of Jamuna Bank.

Director: Maqsudul Huq Khan

Maqsudul Huq Khan

Maqsudul Huq Khan

Director

Maqsudul H. Khan is a Supply Chain and Compliance professional. Currently he is working as General Manager, Supply Chain & Commercial Division of Millennium Automotive Group. Prior to holding this position he had served Bureau Veritas, a renowned French multinational conglomerate for about a decade. He has a successful professional career in Operations, Compliance and Legal Affairs. He also worked as the Head of International Trade Division
(ITD) of a multinational organization (BVQI) which is the global leader in Quality Assurance, Health, Safety and Environmental Solutions. Maqsudul holds an International Diploma in Supply Chain Management from ITC UNCTAD/WTO, Geneva. Prior to obtaining Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and Masters in Business Administration (MBA), he completed the Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) course from American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS).

President & Managing Director: Tarique Afzal

Tarique Afzal
Tarique Afzal

President & Managing Director

Mr. Tarique Afzal joined AB Bank in 2018 as Deputy Managing Director – Head of Corporate, Legal & Regulatory Affairs. Subsequently he has been appointed as the President & Managing Director with effect from July 08, 2019.
Prior to joining AB Bank he was the Chief Executive Officer of Sonali Polaris Financial Technology Limited a joint venture of Sonali Bank and Polaris, India.
Mr. Tarique Afzal, to his credit, has impressive overseas work experiences and worked in London during the late 1980s and in Credit Union in Canada, later served in ANZ Grindlays Bank and Standard Chartered Bank in Bangladesh.
He also worked in Bank Alfalah, BRAC Bank and served as the CEO for Dun & Bradstreet Rating Agency in Bangladesh.
His core competencies are creating new business streams, operational efficiency, performance improvements and regulatory relationships.